Senior Repertory Company

For ages 13-17, Limited to 18 participants
Fall Semester:  Wednesdays, 7-9 pm
Winter Semester:  Mondays & Wednesdays, 7-9 pm
Spring Semester: Mondays & Wednesdays, 5-9 pm
Fee: $400 per semester

The Senior Repertory Company, created in 1999, offers teen actors the opportunity for seriously studying the craft of theatre.  In 2016-17, the Senior Company will move to a tri-semester system.  Company members can participate in one, two or all three semesters as their schedule allows.  Along with acting, internship opportunities are available for students interested in directing, technical design, and teaching.

FALL SEMESTER (September 21 to December 11, 2016)  - Technique Intensive focuses on specific acting techniques, voice, movement, monologues and scene studies directly related to the technical challenges of the spring production (farce & period styles).  Along with regular classes, Company members are offered master classes with guest artists.  This semester culminates with a Scene Study Performance on December 9-10, 2016.  Directed by Crystal Gould & Emily Karel.

WINTER SEMESTER (January 16 to March 26, 2017) - Company presents a professionally produced, full-length performance of classic dramatic literature.  Company rehearses two nights/week.  Final performances of Is He Dead? , a farce by Mark Twain adapted by David Ives, will be March 17-19 and 24-26, 2017.  Directed by Robin Fowler.

SPRING SEMESTER (May 1 to June 11, 2017) - Open to both Junior and Senior members, the company rehearses two nights/week.  Final performance of a production geared for younger audiences on June 2-4 and 9-11, 2017.  Directed by Meghann Beauchamp.

Additional Information:

  • For ages 13-17, must have completed at least one year in the NHTP Junior Repertory Company
  • Tuition $400 per semester, payable in full on acceptance, or partial payments may be arranged
  • Limited to 18 participants
  • In order to gain an understanding of all the aspects of theatre, Senior Repertory Company members are required to complete eight (8) practicum hours for NHTP’s professional productions in the areas of marketing & administration, front of house, or technical production assistance

Audition dates for the 2016-17 Season will be held on September 12-13, 4-8 pm. To sign up for a 15-minute audition slot call 603-431-6644 x 4 or email For auditions, please memorize two contrasting 1-2 minute monologues, and bring a headshot and resume or list of theatre experiences and related skills. Students must be accompanied by a parent or guardian as auditions will include a short interview with student and parent or guardian. Note: At least one monologue must be classical.

Senior Repertory Company Past Productions

Past productions include Rhinoceros by Eugene Ionesco;  Arsenic & Old Lace by Joseph Kesselring; William Shakespeare’s The Winter's Tale Two Gentlemen of Verona and As You Like It; Sophocles’ Antigone; You Can’t Take It With You by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart; Mother Courage by Bertolt Brecht; The Skin of Our Teeth by Thornton Wilder; Stage Door by Edna Ferber and George S. Kaufman; William Shakespeare’s Hamlet, The TempestThe Comedy of Errors,Macbeth and Twelfth Night; Idiot’s Delight by Robert Sherwood; The Madwoman of Chaillot by Jean Giraudoux; andHarvey by Mary Chase.

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